POLICY

Send Washington a Message:

Make Water First for Thirst

 

Submit a comment before May 1, 2020!

 

PUT WATER ON MYPLATE!

Tell the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to:

1. Put strong language about drinking water in the 2020 Dietary Guidelines

2. Add a symbol for water to the MyPlate graphic

 

Why Submit a Comment?

  • Give USDA and HHS valuable information on the public’s perspective

  • Help identify issues or solutions that might not have initially been considered

  • Make your voice heard!

 

Click here for an overview of the Dietary Guidelines development process and more information on the National Drinking Water Alliance “Put Water on MyPlate” campaign.

How to Submit a Comment on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Submitting a comment is easy and will take only a few minutes of your time.

LEARN HOW to submit a powerful comment on drinking water:

 

WRITE a comment of 5000 characters or less expressing why YOU support strong language for drinking water and would like to see a symbol for water on the MyPlate graphic.


SELECT and COPY your comment text.


CLICK on www.regulations.gov link and then on the “Comment Now!” button.


PASTE your comment into the comment box.


Click on UPLOAD FILES to attach supporting documents from your files (e.g., peer-reviewed article, current research, organizational report, Op-ed, or any other evidence for USDA/HHS to consider).


FILL IN required “first name” and “last name” boxes and “select a category” to identify your affiliation.


CLICK “continue” and follow the instructions to submit your comment.

SHARE your comment with us by forwarding a copy to dwalliance@ucanr.edu.

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Contact: DWAlliance@ucanr.edu
Coordinated by Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources

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